Collectors looking for coins worth more than a penny should check their change for the rare 50p pieces.
The Taylor of Gloucester 50p, tells a story in itself, written by beatrix potter,
The Taylor of Gloucester was written, illustrated and privately printed by Beatrix Potter in 1902, published by Frederick Warne and Company in 1903.
The story is about a poor tailor trying to survive the harsh, cold winter in his workshop.
He has an important commission to complete for the mayor glosterWedding on Christmas. The tailor is sick, tired, he has no food, thread and time.
Luckily for her, she has some kind, resourceful mice living in her dresser who help her with her chores.
To celebrate Beatrix Potter and her characters, a coin collection was created on her 105th birthday. royal mint,
The coin is based on one of Beatrix’s illustrations and shows one of the helper rats from the story, sitting on a cotton reel and reading her newspaper wearing small glasses.
How rare is a Gloucester 50p tailor?
According to change checker Only 3,900,000 tailors of Gloucester 50ps are in circulation.
In comparison, there are about 200 million regular 50ps, so this rare design takes up a fraction of those swimming around.
change checker The scarcity index states that Taylor of Gloucester ranks 11th, which means it’s not all that rare.
The index consists of 100 rare coins. The higher the number, the rarer the coin, meaning there are 89 rarer coins than Gloucester’s tailor made.
How rare a coin is also affects how valuable it is – and what you can expect if you sell it.
How much is a Gloucester tailor worth?
According to coin hunter, If you sell this coin, you can expect to earn around £1.41.
It’s not exactly a fortune, but it’s worth almost three times its face value.
It’s worth noting, you’ll have to pay me for postage too.
There is currently a listing EBAY selling them for £3.45 each and the other for £2.45.
But before you get too excited, remember that the listing price doesn’t necessarily mean it will actually sell for that amount—you can check the full listing to see how many similar coins have been picked up.
How rare are the other 50ps in my change?
If you find a unique design at 50p in your change, it can be valuable and you can make a lot of money from it.
However, it also depends on what one is willing to bid on.
50ps with low mintage can be valuable to collectors as they become harder to find.
You can try selling your coin on eBay – other listings on eBay will help you get an idea of how much you can earn.
However, keep an eye out for counterfeits and a buyer may opt out of the sale, meaning the coin hasn’t sold for the listed price.
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